11 April 2008

The Red Gown Master and His Monkies

Behind the land of nowhere, there lived a Zen master and a disciple he learned peace from. The master often tumbled upon questions, which celestially disturbed our primate origins. Yet again, he asks, "If the body rules all will the monkey take over?"

The disciple wants to keep peace with all beings and believes in oneness with the skies, and underworld snakes. "Correct your grammar and then find me a monkey," he replies. The master crawls away searching. He tumbles upon a discovery, some words of Shelley to fill his emptiness:

"I met a traveller from an antique land who said: 'Two vast and trunkless legs of stone...'"

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